Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2016

In the year 2016, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.13 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino where the mean is 32.30 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland with a mean age of childbearing of 32.08 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 32.06.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan where the mean is 25.42 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh with a mean age of childbearing of 25.47, and ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal with 25.55 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Oceania with a mean of 29.82 years. Closely followed by Europe with a mean age of childbearing of 29.82 years, and Northern America with 29.42 years of mean age of childbearing.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest mean age of childbearing of 31.23 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with a mean age of childbearing of 30.82 years, and Western Europe with 30.78 years of mean age of childbearing.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that High-income countries has the highest mean age of childbearing of 30.20 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.32.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2016

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.301
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 32.075
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.056
4 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 31.991
5 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 31.983
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.959
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 31.881
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 31.86
9 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 31.84
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 31.797
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 31.736
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.733
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 31.628
14 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.568
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.53
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.496
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 31.348
18 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 31.333
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 31.312
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.274
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 31.256
22 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 31.09
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 31.025
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 30.982
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.977
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 30.918
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 30.891
28 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.876
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.873
30 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 30.864
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.843
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 30.838
33 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 30.834
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 30.812
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 30.769
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 30.749
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.662
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 30.655
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.647
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 30.599
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 30.597
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.516
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.513
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.509
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.491
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 30.479
47 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.476
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 30.458
49 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.443
50 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.438
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.426
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 30.406
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 30.359
54 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.346
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 30.34
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.328
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.298
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.297
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.296
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.282
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.156
62 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.156
63 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 30.136
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.132
65 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 30.097
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.093
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.085
68 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.06
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 30.045
70 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.001
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 29.985
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.971
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 29.956
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.953
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.933
76 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 29.923
77 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.856
78 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.786
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.772
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.741
81 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.733
82 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.669
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.657
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.651
85 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.645
86 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.638
87 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.632
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.622
89 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.609
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 29.605
91 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 29.602
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 29.602
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.578
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.565
95 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.533
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 29.517
97 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.499
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.494
99 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.47
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.427
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.424
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.381
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.377
104 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.358
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.349
106 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.322
107 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.308
108 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 29.308
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.302
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.271
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.263
112 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 29.227
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.224
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 29.191
115 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.159
116 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 29.111
117 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 29.102
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.101
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 29.09
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.088
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.082
122 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.069
123 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.068
124 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.033
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.995
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.989
127 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.963
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 28.95
129 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 28.933
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.923
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.92
132 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 28.863
133 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.846
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.829
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 28.809
136 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.809
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 28.806
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.789
139 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.778
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.763
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.752
142 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.741
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.733
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.717
145 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.714
146 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.695
147 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.684
148 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.675
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.639
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 28.617
151 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.611
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.608
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.59
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 28.586
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.573
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.557
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.544
158 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.539
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.535
160 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.524
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.501
162 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.462
163 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.444
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.425
165 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.41
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.401
167 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.39
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.357
169 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.342
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.34
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.339
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.311
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 28.287
174 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.27
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 28.242
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.215
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.141
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 28.138
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 28.122
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 28.112
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.081
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.047
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.036
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 27.976
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 27.967
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.957
187 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.935
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.912
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.911
190 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.904
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.894
192 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.889
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 27.817
194 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.802
195 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 27.798
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.763
197 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.763
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.725
199 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.666
200 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.663
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.626
202 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 27.612
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.575
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.564
205 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.546
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.532
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 27.49
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.486
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.43
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.418
211 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 27.404
212 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.387
213 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.377
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 27.336
215 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.27
216 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.223
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 27.193
218 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.154
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.128
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.019
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.002
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.993
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 26.986
224 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 26.92
225 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26.752
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.747
227 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 26.726
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.71
229 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 26.686
230 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 26.579
231 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.574
232 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.26
233 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.257
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 25.942
235 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.55
236 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.467
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.421

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2016

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Oceania 29.824
2 Europe 29.818
3 Northern America 29.424
4 Africa 29.104
5 Asia 27.97
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.136

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2016

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 31.23
2 Australia/New Zealand 30.819
3 Western Europe 30.778
4 Northern Europe 30.585
5 Western Africa 29.444
6 Middle Africa 29.441
7 Melanesia 29.333
8 Polynesia 29.245
9 Northern Africa 29.163
10 Eastern Africa 29.054
11 Micronesia 29.035
12 Western Asia 29.013
13 Eastern Asia 28.581
14 South-Eastern Asia 28.468
15 Eastern Europe 28.377
16 Southern Africa 27.593
17 Southern Asia 27.566
18 Caribbean 27.504
19 Central Asia 27.327
20 South America 27.231
21 Central America 26.868

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2016

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 High-income countries 30.199
2 Low-income countries 29.259
3 Lower-middle-income countries 28.051
4 Middle-income countries 27.902
5 Upper-middle-income countries 27.888
6 No income group available 26.323

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

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The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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